Facebook contest application

Launch your contest on Facebook to get new leads and build engagement.

Contest on Facebook uses the same features as the website version, so you can customize look&feel, contest rules, timeline, voting options, registration requirements etc. Only remember to fit the layout to Facebook canvas.

For mobile users  responsive page is available (as native FB application doesn't display tabs).

You will install your own application on Facebook, so you could fully customize it including domain displayed within posts, icons and additional info and links  on sign up. You could access full statistics provided by Facebook including demographics and how people react to the stories published from the contest.

You can run a contest on Facebook:

  • as Facebook tab on your page, best if you want to promote your fanpage,
  • as Facebook application, recommended especially for long term contest.

Find details below.

 


Facebook tab

Contest application for Facebook Page as tabCreate a contest and place it as a tab to instantly attract your Facebook page. Promote your fanpage and let users use a tab to enter the contest.

Contest application is displayed in a frame below Facebook header and additional navigation with your page name, contest name and "like" button.

Users could be required to like your fanpage before entering the contest. But you can also leave the contest open for everybody and encourage to like fanpage later, so you can  find real fans, which are much more valuable! By the it also creates more traffic.

By assigning internet address within your domain Competizer enable Facebook mobile application users to enter your contest via mobile browser (Facebook mobile app doesn't serve apps!).

Invite friends

Participants who sign up with Facebook can invite their friends directly from the built in link in the contest.


Facebook application

Contest application for Facebook as canvas appAnother option is to provide contest as Facebook canvas application. Then it will be available on the Facebook App Center and in search result.

Contest is displayed  below Facebook header, for the full width of the browser excluding right Facebook column with apps, recommendations and ads.

Users that sign up with Facebook have contest application icon on their home page and in their apps, so it's easy for them to come back to it. But also therefore this solution is especially useful for long time contests.

 

By assigning internet address within your domain Competizer enable Facebook mobile application users to enter your contest via mobile browser (Facebook mobile app doesn't serve apps!).

Invite friends

Participants who sign up with Facebook can invite their friends directly from the built in link in the contest.

 


Sign up with Facebook

 

Sign up with Facebook

Users can enter competition application using Facebook account. It's quick and easy option for them as they don't have to remember another password. 

User's avatar, nickname and email are passed to the contest.

Additionally you can add more questions or agreements to receive more profile info, preferences etc..

Likes, comments and shares

 

Posted likes, comments, shares from contest on Facebook

Likes, comments and shares from contest application can be published on wall. They are linked with a smart links, so all users - including mobile - can enter it.

For more interactions provide Facebook widgets and links to the contest site: Facebook like box, news feed, invite your friends to app.

Comply with Facebook rules

Use Competizer contest application for Facebook that fully complies with Facebook rules.

Remember about Facebook requirements:

  • acknowledge that the contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
  • disclosure that the participant is providing information to you and not to Facebook.

Avoid:

  • notifing winners through Facebook, such as through Facebook messages, chat, or posts on profiles (timelines) or Pages.


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